Images and items relating to Newtown
Since the formation of the Cyclists' Touring Club in 1878, badges such as this have been issued to members of cycling clubs on enrolment. The badge was usually worn on a cycling cap or on a lapel.
RCAHMW colour slide oblique aerial photograph of the town, Newtown and Llanllwchaiarn, taken by C.R. Musson, 23/01/94
One of the regular Fair Days or market days held over several hundred years in Newtown, Montgomeryshire. This scene from around 1880, is not particularly busy, but is typical of most market towns of the time with cattle in the street, usually herded by...
The centre of Newtown, Montgomeryshire in a postcard view of the early 1900s. This is looking along High Street towards the Cross Building, erected to mark the 1897 Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
A turn of the century postcard view of the Bear Hotel in Broad Street, Newtown. There has been a hostelry on the site since 1768, and it was earlier known as the Bear's Head.
A print of Broad Street in Newtown, Montgomeryshire around 1848, reproduced in an early postcard. The view is looking towards the town centre from the Long Bridge over the River Severn. Apart from its portrayal of the street life of the time, the image...
The 17th century Buck Inn in Newtown, Montgomeryshire on a picture postcard from the early 1900s.
The Cross Building with its large clock tower at the end of Broad Street was built in 1897 to mark the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
A picture postcard of the Free Library with the 'Owen Memorial' wing in Newtown, Montgomeryshire which was opened in 1903. The pioneering social reformer Robert Owen, who was born in Newtown, fought for better conditions and access to education for working...
Mr Roberts, Newtown playing his harp.
New housing in Newtown, taken in 1970
A view along the River Severn at Newtown, showing a bridge, buildings on the river bank, and St. David's Church.
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